Jessica joined the Gardner Center team in 2018. As the Gardner Center’s Finance Manager, Jessica oversees contracts and grants, gifts, endowments, designated and operating funds. Her responsibilities in research administration include preparing budgets, managing grant and contract proposals, and ensuring compliance with Stanford, federal, and sponsor policies. Jessica loves using her financial and business skills to help make the world a better place. Prior to coming to Stanford, Jessica worked in international education and environmental non-profits, and is excited to now work with youth and communities through he Gardner Center. She loves spending time outside with her family and dog whenever possible.